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Pilgrimage to Pentecost—Day 50: May 31

Day of Pentecost Dear Pilgrim, As pilgrims made their way through the land, they often recorded their progress and memorialized their experience by collecting badges or markers. These would be presented at the final destination as evidence of their journey for a final token or certificate of completion. Along our Pilgrimage to Pentecost, [...]

2020-05-31T07:53:56-05:00Pilgrimage|

Pilgrimage to Pentecost—Day 49: May 30

Third Graders Matthew 5:1–12 O Abba, Father, you share in our sorrow. You wear the pain of this life as your own. You know the cry of the earth, the cry of the poor, the cry of the oppressed, the cry of those who mourn. We ask that you might be with [...]

2020-05-26T19:03:55-05:00Pilgrimage|

Pilgrimage to Pentecost—Day 48: May 29

Beth Sawyer Romans 8:14–17 O Mercy, O Peace, O Protection, O Fierce Hope: we bow before you. We hunger and thirst for your nearness. We need your peace, we need the searing heat and refining fire of your pure vision for love, justice, kindness and humility. When we cry out, O God, [...]

2020-05-29T05:51:42-05:00Pilgrimage|

Pilgrimage to Pentecost—Day 47: May 28

Keyler White Acts 2:1–4 O Rushing Wind, O Unexpected Force: we yearn to be made new. We yearn to be remade in a new togetherness, a new community, a new world in which the gift of life is central, and the unfolding of another blue sky day is seen as deepest gratitude. Bless us [...]

2020-05-28T05:40:29-05:00Pilgrimage|

Pilgrimage to Pentecost—Day 46: May 27

Easton Joyce Psalm 33:12–22 God, under whose wing we huddle, under whose banner of love we yearn to be free: see us today. See us, watch us, look upon us. Let your spirit be our help, near and trustworthy. Let your spirit be our breath, our freedom, our rest. Be with us, [...]

2020-05-26T19:02:54-05:00Pilgrimage|

Pilgrimage to Pentecost—Day 45: May 26

Ann Mohn 1 peter 4:7–11 God, self control is so hard, and the fog of these days can make it impossible to be consistently clearheaded. Help us. Give us vision. Outline for us a future. Place a path before us. Help us to walk the way with you, as you lead us. Be our [...]

2020-05-26T05:52:04-05:00Pilgrimage|

Pilgrimage to Pentecost—Day 44: May 25

Diana Connolly Psalm 99 God, our souls wait for you. You sustain us. You are our hope. You are our shield of protection. You are our shelter. Quiet the center of things, today, O God. Let there be calm, tenderness, and restfulness in all that this day brings. Amen.For more in-depth study: Psalm 99; [...]

2020-05-25T05:47:28-05:00Pilgrimage|

Pilgrimage to Pentecost—Day 43: May 24

Sixth Badge: St. Catherine, Sinai Dear Pilgrim, As pilgrims made their way through the land, they often recorded their progress and memorialized their experience by collecting badges or markers. These would be presented at the final destination as evidence of their journey for a final token or certificate of completion. Along our Pilgrimage [...]

2020-05-23T18:16:32-05:00Pilgrimage|

Pilgrimage to Pentecost—Day 42: May 23

Greta Connor 1 Peter 4:12-14 God, hold us as your beloved today. Surprise us with gladness and joy. Let us humble ourselves before the tasks of this day, handing over every anxiety to you, and being alert for the ways in which you guide us, strengthen us, and lift us up all day long. [...]

2020-05-23T05:54:06-05:00Pilgrimage|

Pilgrimage to Pentecost—Day 41: May 22

Paul Sortal Psalm 93 O Holy One, whose voice echoes in waves across ocean and lake, as our feet sink down into the sunlit sand. Be with us. This is all new to us. We need your strong, established presence to carry us into a new future. Anoint this day with the power of [...]

2020-05-22T05:25:32-05:00Pilgrimage|